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Development Project Management

Roseland, New Jersey, United States
May 30, 2017

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Paulo L. Barbieri

Flanders - NJ - *****

(862) ***-****

IT management professional with a track record of successfully starting-up and turning around software products by applying a broad range of technologies focused on high performance, secure, scalable applications for global organizations. Work with the business to create strategies that leverage technologies to provide a competitive advantage and to maximize the return on investment while developing and managing highly productive teams.

• Strategic & Operational Planning • Software Architecture and Integration

• Expert in Technology & Process • Team Development

• Budgeting • Contract Negotiation

Technical Expertise

Architectures: SOA SaaS Messaging Virtualization Scalability Cloud CRM Micro Services Containers Technologies: Java Oracle Websphere Tomcat MySQL IBM MQ LDAP Linux Windows TCP/IP Processes: RUP Continuous Delivery Iterative Development SCRUM XP PMI Agile SAFe EDUCATION

MBA, Information Technology, 2002 - Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP B.S. Business Administration, 2000 - Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Automatic Data Processing

Sr. Director of Application Development, January 2016 – Present Development of ADP Recruitment (ATS) platforms for both SaaS and BPO models. Leading a team of 50 people in the US and 15 in India. Managing a budget of $7M.

● Migrated 80% of the 400 clients from the legacy platform to the flagship product in one year while improving considerably performance, stability, and uptime from 96% to 99.99%.

● Restructured and relocated the team in order to decrease costs and increase productivity, while collocating the team close to the business in Alpharetta, GA.

● Identified and delivered In partnership with the Product Management team functionality to keep ADP well positioned on the Forrester report for ATS

● Increased the number of job seekers processed by the system from 600K to more than 2M per month in a time span of 1 year

● Technology: SCRUM, MySQL, Java, Angular, TomCat, Slenium, MQ, Restful services, Swagger, continuous delivery, MariaDB, Galera


Sr. Director of Agility Transformation, 2012 – December 2015 Responsible for defining the strategy and transforming IT from Waterfall to Agile, focusing on client value. Leading a team of 5 Directors in the US, with 15 dotted line coaches reporting to them across the organization. Managing a budget of $1.5M.

● Established the Agility Center of Excellence, developed training and coaching programs, defined measurement the quantitative parameters of success, lead the selection of the Application Lifecycle Management tool, defined the continuous portfolio management process.

● In three years 95% of the Development associates (~4500) were executing either SCRUM or Kanban successfully.

● Improved results included a 30% productivity, 45% predictability, and significant increase in ability to react to market opportunities.

● Led the change management process for the entire organization, changing not only the organizational structure

● Technology: SCRUM, Kanban, Consulting, CA Agile Central (Rally), Continuous Delivery, git, process improvement, transformation, lean enterprise.

Director of Application Development, 2007 – 2012

Managed the development of the Identity Services product Leading a team of 10 people in the US, 10 in Brazil, and 5 in India

● Applied software development best practices and project management techniques to speed up development while simultaneously increasing product quality. The number of requests escalated to development went down from 400/month to 40/month.

● Brought service availability up to 99.9998% while the user base grew by 7 fold to 21M users.

● Changed the architecture of the application in order to support the growth on the number of users on the 5 years while he was responsible for the application.

● Proved that the zLinux architecture not only could support a mission critical application but also could save the company considerably in hardware and software.

● Technology: Agile, zLinux, WebSphere, Oracle, MQ, Sun LDAP Director of Application Development, 2005 – 2007

Assumed complete responsibility for the Applicant Tracking System (ATS).

● Transformed a one client specific solution into a multi-tenant product.

● Enabled the creation of a sustainable business in the pre-employment space.

● Participated in an acquisition and integration resulting in significant market penetration. Manager of Quality Assurance, 2003 – 2005

Responsible for the development of all operational processes of the QA group, from Project Planning to Software Certification including Test Planning and Automation.

● Led the certification of the first two releases of the General Ledger Interface product, a product with over 70,000 clients and known for the quality and value that delivers to the clients.

● Responsible for the Development Organizations transition to RUP. ADP Ltda, São Paulo, Brazil

Manager of Application Development, 1999 - 2003

Reporting directly to the head of IT in Brazil, created the Client Server and Internet development processes and platforms.

● Led the support organization for the product development teams.

● Contributed to the launch of: General Ledger Interface, Payroll mainframe front end on client server architecture, and an internal Web application to control the BPO operations.

● Established framework and processes ensured the development deliverables were predictable and transparent, providing the management team with the necessary visibility. Resume

Leader of Application Development, 1996 – 1999

Lead a 9 people application development team.

● Converted a Fixed Assets application from MS-DOS to Windows

● Led the Y2K initiative for the mainframe accounting application. Senior Developer, 1993 – 1996

Developed a Windows front-end and wrote the CICS transactions for a mainframe accounting application. Developer, 1990 - 1993

Supported the accounting application written in Assembler/370. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Project Management Professional (PMP) - October 2010 Currently pursuing MIT Executive Certification Program - Target completion May 2017 Languages: Portuguese and English Fluent. Spanish Advanced.

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